The hum of machines surrounds George Blackwood as he stands over his band bender, making a cowboy’s spur. All around him – on the walls of the welding shop, above his desk – are pictures of his father.
Who Haunts Denton's Downtown Square?
By: Daisy Silos
Denton Live Jan-June 2013
As the clock strikes 9, a group emerges from the shadows around Denton’s century-old courthouse and forms a circle around Shelly Tucker. The group whispers until Shelly points to a row of shop windows above the Square downtown. During the 1960s, people used to live above the shops, but tonight, the windows are dark. Shelly’s voice is quiet as she begins the tale of the woman who moved into a loft space facing the Courthouse-on-the-Square. The tourists around her lean in, eager to catch the story.